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Chocolate Chip Cookiedough

I have seen several renditions of this recipe on various blogs such as Not The Normal Teenage Fare and Chocolate-Covered Katie and I originally passed it up because I thought there was no way, it was too good to be true. Out of part curiosity, part sheer boredom and an intense sweet tooth I decided, why not give it a try. Now when I tried it at first I didn’t like it but after refrigerating it overnight, it was unreal. I even had my coworker try it just to make sure my taste buds were not deceiving me. Yes friends, this is a healthy recipe for “cookie dough”.

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
  • 3+ tablespoons of PB (I added more at the end because it didn’t taste quite right)
  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup of almond milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon of baking soda
  • a dash or two of Stevia (or sugar) if desired
  • Chocolate chips

Directions

1. Throw it all in a food processor and mix until smooth. Dumb in your chockie chips stir and toss it in the fridge overnight. Wake up to an unbelievably tasty treat that you can literally eat by the spoonful and not feel (that) guilty. Glorious I tell you, just glorious.

I apologize in advance for this but we had a little doggie photo shoot last night before we went to bed and since I am totally obsessed with my babies, I just had to share these with you….

All three of my babies....so presh

Look at my Mr. Big manning his post….on my pillow! He sleeps above my head every night, it’s hilarious! That is until Lola comes and steels his spot….

Sleeping like an angel....on my pillow.....

Well hello Lola bear!

Well, there are about a million more of those but I’ll spare ya. I’m off to Minnesota for the weekend! Get ready for next week, I’ve got some epics recipes comin’ up! 🙂

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Mini Key Lime Pies

I love trying cute desserts and fun foods for entertaining, so when I saw this recipe on the VegWeb site I couldn’t wait to try it. I love it because it is healthy, raw, tasty and pre-portioned so it’s harder to over indulge. It is also a light, refreshing dessert which is great for the non-dessert kind of people who don’t want something heavy and rich after a big dinner (not saying that I am like that, cuz I’m not – bring on the heavy and rich!), but you know, I aim to please 🙂 I would like to also point out that this recipe is raw, vegan, super nutrish and very delish!

Ingredients:

Filling

  • 2 avocados
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon of Kelapo coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons agave (I ran out so I used maple syrup – same diff)
  • Optional: for more lime/tangy flavor add some lime zest (I wish I would have done this)

Crust

  • 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour (you can also use part ground almonds)
  • 1/2 cup of dates (I used prunes and I had to add a few to make the mixture stick)
  • Dash of salt
  • Dash of nutmeg

Directions:

1. Blend filling ingredients until smooth – set aside

2. Process crust ingredients until well mixed and sticks together well

3. Lightly spray muffin tins with non-stick oil. Create small golf-ball sized balls of the crust mixture then press into the bottom of each muffin tin, like so

4. Spoon in the filling mixture and top with fruit. Freeze 1-2 hours or until right consistency to dig out but still stay together.